TITLE

Selective Endoscopic Discectomy: A Study in Efficacy

AUTHOR(S)
Saunders, Richard E.; Steingart, Michael A.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology;2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on selective endoscopic discectomy (SED). According to the authors, SED allows medical practitioners to provide a minimally invasive, definitive treatment for lumbar disc herniations and annular tears. The study focused on patients operated upon by Doctor Michael A. Steingart from May 1999 to November 2005. Excessive weight was the most common co-morbidity encountered in participants.
ACCESSION #
27822237

 

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